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that will cover all four time zones in the couldn't nen tall united states and more than 5,000 miles in a single day. then he heads to denver and l.a. for a taping of the "tonight show." he flies eastward for a rally in las vegas. romney got a gruelling day of campaigning in as well. he will visit reno, nevada, then iowa and three stops in ohio today. this mad dash to election day comes to our backyard later this week. both campaigns are focusing on one of the most crucial and hotly contested states, that's virginia. aaron gilchrist has more on the blitz from the news 4 super screen. aaron? >> virginia is going to be a major focus for both campaigns. if there was a doubt how important it was, the next four days should prove its weight. the president, mitt romney and both running mates will make eight stops over the next few days. this starts tomorrow in richmond where the president will hold a rally at bird park. the doors open around 9:00. richmond will host romney on sunday. it's the first stop of a three-city tour for the republican. he will visit virginia at battlefield high school. he will
be lowered. >> there are too many fires in the united states. too many fires. they happen every minute every day. as chief mitchell said, six people die every couple minutes here in this united states from a fire. that's a tragedy. >> reporter: barbara and keith, we said at the top of the broadcast here and we are going to say it again, the number one thing, smoke detectors. make sure you have them and the batteries work. have them in every room of your home. it's the most important thing you can do. that is the key to survival. tonetone, news 4. >> thank you so much. >>> another death is linked to the meningitis outbreak. the center for disease control says at least 105 people got sick from the rare fungal infection. two deaths in maryland and virginia. the outbreak has health officials saying it's linked to steroid use for back pain. the cdc expects the number of cases to continue to rise. >> the incubation period of this illness is prolonged. it's up to a month. we expect new cases around the country for several weeks. >> symptoms for fungal meningitis include fever, stiff neck, nausea an
with the policies getting us out of the mess. that's why i'm running for a second term at president of the united states. >> president obama received another key endorsement today. former secretary of state, colin powell threw his support behind the president. he endorsed him four years ago when he ran against john mccain. >>> the romney campaign will be represented today in virginia. his running mate paul ryan will go to bristol and charlottesville. news 4 learned president obama will return to the commonwealth on monday. he'll campaign alongside former president, bill clinton, in prince william county. >>> today, hundreds of thousands of muslims are gathered in saudi arabia to mecca. today is the day of -- the climax of the high. they will spend today praying at the spot where muhammad is believed to have delivered his last sermon. every able bodied muslim who is able to travel to mecca must do so once in their lifetime. >> 14 months after the east coast earthquake, lee wee sa county is moving forward to build a new elementary school. teachers and parents will be on scene for the ground breakin
east allied with the united states. i share this hope but hope is not a strategy. we cannot support our friends and defeat our enemies in the middle east when the words are not backed up by deeds. >>> romney is closing the gap in the latest poll according to the politico/george washington university poll. if the election were held today, 49% would vote for the president and 48% would vote for romney. today, he'll announce the establishment of the caesar chavez national monument. yesterday, the president spoke at a fund-raising concert. he poked a little fun at himself, at his recent debate performance. >> everybody here is incredible professionals. they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> tomorrow, the president will hit the campaign trail in ohio. >> after last week, there's a lot more riding on this thursday's vice presidential debate, that's for sure. vice president joe biden has taken a break from the campaign to prepare. biden has suggestled he wants to address the differences between himself and his republican counterpart. a week after presid
according to the american cancer society. a woman in the united states is diagnosed with breast cancer every three minutes with early detection and treatment. more women are living with cancer. many survivors use exercise to overcome this challenge. steve hayes is here to share one woman's journey, but you have two lovely ladies with you. yes. >> get the introductions in. >> linda and julia. >> how did you overcome cancer? >> nothing prepares you for the word you have breast cancer. you feel like you have lost control of your body and you long for something that is -- that is good. exercise and specifically pilates was treatment for you. >> that is the course that you teach. what did you notice so special about julia that would help her persevere? >> she had a determination that she was going to beat this from the beginning. even on the days when she didn't feel good from treatments, she was still always there. she would hang in there no matter what. she has a positive attitude. that's the key, the attitude. >> positivity goes a long way. we are positive we are all going to take something ou
caffeine is not a factor, so you can drink decaf. >>> about one in every eight women here in the united states will develop breast cancer over the course of her life time. the good news, death rates have been sdkidecreasing since the 1. one reason, awareness. and an event is working to raise even more awareness. welcome. this is the 14th rear. we have the chairs for the event. we have nina snow, welcome, and marty coleman, thanks for coming. doctor, you're famous in this area for all the work you've done and your dedication to trying to find a cure for breast cancer. you've treated many, many women p. i know he i followed your career. you're now with suburban hospital as an emeritus surgeon. >> correct. >> tell us about what's going on with breast cancer. >> well, breast cancer as you said affects one in eight women and progress is being made. but one of the things where i think it hasn't made as much progress as perhaps we would like to is in the straightforward dealing with patient themselves and offering services that are important to them. and that's why this event is so important.
. >> that's more than 40 times the level deemed acceptable in the united states. there may be no way to assure the costume you buy is toxin free, but you can check the consumer product safety commission website for warnings and recalls. >> we have a recall warning for pet owners. nature's recipe is launching a recall on dog treats because of salmonella. their oven baked biscuits with real chicken. the treats were sold nationwide to a pet supply store. if you have these treats, throw them away and contact nature's recipe. we have more information on our website just go to www.nbcwashington.com. >>> $17 billion. that's how much money one senator says the government is wasting on projects he calls the most agreenlgous of taxpayer dollars. tom col burn is releasing his waste book. he's going after the nfl this year. it classified itself as nonprofit to avoid paying millions in taxes even though they bring in $9 billion a year. he mentioned a 325,000 robotic squirrel that is designed to look real enough to trick a rattlesnake. i don't know what kind of government project that is. he blast
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